Two religious activists began serving their sentences in Evin prison

Posted on: 23rd July, 2013
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  • Translator: Houman Niyazi
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Maryam Naghash Evin Prison, Tehran, Iran

HRANA News Agency – Maryam Naghash and Zhinus Rahimian, the two religious monitories rights’ activists went to Evin prison to serve their sentences after being summoned by the prosecutor.


According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), these two activists have shown up in the Evin prison after being summoned by the prosecutor and were arrested and transferred to the women’s ward of this prison.


Maryam Naghash had been sentenced to 5 years of prison on charge of propagating Christianity and was transferred to the women’s ward on July 15, 2013.


Zhinus Rahimian, the Bahai citizen had been sentenced to 3 years of prison by the branch 28 of revolutionary court of Tehran headed by judge Mogheyse which was reduced to 1 year in the appeal court.